RELIGION 121 - Introduction to the Tanakh/Old Testament
Section: 101
Term: SP 2010
Subject: Religion (RELIGION)
Department: LSA Studies in Religion
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This course is designed to introduce the student to the modern academic study of the Hebrew Bible (OT/Tanakh) within the context of a public university, liberal arts curriculum. This collection of texts will be studied as a cultural and literary artifact of ancient Judah. Lectures and readings will focus on the development of Israel and Judah's literature as well as the historical and social setting in which it appeared. The approach to the biblical text is literary, historical, and critical, using methods that are recognized and practiced by scholars of various religious and ideological persuasions.

RELIGION 121 - Introduction to the Tanakh/Old Testament
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101 (LEC)
MWF 3:00PM - 5:00PM
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